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March 20, 2009Several weeks ago, I took my two granddaughters to Top of the World Park to enjoy the new play equipment. Too bad the city didn?t provide some fun structural pieces for the older children. I?ve heard other complaints about that, but I guess that?s water under the bridge. The main concern I have is the large rocks placed in the sand at the corner of the sidewalk by the swings. My 10 year old granddaughter tripped on one of these hazards and broke her arm. Talking with my neighbor, I?All’s historically fairSuzie Harrison To use the word summer and school in the same sentence would repel a lot of youth. Those in Mary Blanton’s summer school class, by the looks on their faces July 9, were relishing it. It was their time to shine. The assignment was to create an individual exhibit for their class fair. Lifeguards reported the incident to the Fire Department, which upgraded the situation after they discovered his upper and lower leg were stuck,Division Chief Dan Stefano said. The Aliso Viejo boy, either 14 or 15 years old, was climbing the rocks when the sand gave away and rocks collapsed around his leg. The diver, identified as Kenny Lee, 41,
of Irvine, had been diving with a friend when both passed an opening in the rocks known as the Giggle Crack because of the unusual sound it makes. Both were pulled into the rocks by pounding surf, and Lee disappeared, according to Sgt. (low tide), and I was shocked by how ignorant fellow beachgoers were about the marine environment and the large number of violations of state law that I saw. Because of the recent storms, the sand had been washed out, which exposed rocks not normally visible. BROWN For 25 years we lived next to an intermittent stream in Laguna Canyon, taking the pulse of storms through their runoff. About 15 minutes after measurable rain began, the creek would begin to flow, turbulent and brown. In a significant storm, we would hear deep bumping sounds boulders being dragged along. As the storm eased and the torrent slowed, it all quieted down, and the water cleared.